(Business in Cameroon) - SODECOTON, Cameroon’s cotton development company which is the flagship of agribusiness in the three northern regions of the country, eyes a production of 260,000 tons of cotton during the 2017-2018 season. This was disclosed by sources within the company itself.
This forecast is higher than the 240,200 tons produced during the previous season. It should allow SODECOTON to generate a turnover of about CFA140 billion, up CFA20 billion compared to the past season.
SODECOTON collaborates with about 250,000 producers in the northern region and employs close to 5,000 permanent and seasonal employees.